“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Carlsbad, New Mexico

Clickable Map of Eddy County, New Mexico and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Eddy County, NM (17) Chaves County, NM (34) Lea County, NM (8) Otero County, NM (20) Culberson County, TX (20) Loving County, TX (6) Reeves County, TX (20)  EddyCounty(17) Eddy County (17)  ChavesCounty(34) Chaves County (34)  LeaCounty(8) Lea County (8)  OteroCounty(20) Otero County (20)  CulbersonCountyTexas(20) Culberson County (20)  LovingCounty(6) Loving County (6)  ReevesCounty(20) Reeves County (20)
Carlsbad is the county seat for Eddy County
Carlsbad is in Eddy County
      Eddy County (17)  
      Chaves County (34)  
      Lea County (8)  
      Otero County (20)  
      Culberson County, Texas (20)  
      Loving County, Texas (6)  
      Reeves County, Texas (20)  
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1New Mexico (Eddy County), Carlsbad — Carlsbad Caverns National Park
These vast and magnificent caverns contain over 21 miles of explored corridors. The chambers contain countless stalactites and stalagmites unrivaled in size and beauty. The caverns are within a reef that formed in an ancient sea 240 million years . . . Map (db m61473) HM
2New Mexico (Eddy County), Carlsbad — Carlsbad Caverns National ParkCCC Rattlesnake Springs Campsite
The Civilian Conservation Corps provided employment for more than 50,000 young men in New Mexico during the great depression of the 1930's. At the National Park Service CCC Camp, they developed nearby Rattle Snake Springs into a permanent water . . . Map (db m61474) HM
3New Mexico (Eddy County), Carlsbad — Carlsbad Irrigation Flume
The massive concrete flume in the distance carries water from the Pecos River to irrigate much of the farmland in this area. It is a vital link in an extensive irrigation system which made possible development of the region's agricultural . . . Map (db m61458) HM
4New Mexico (Eddy County), Carlsbad — Civilian Conservation Corps Carlsbad Campsite
The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) provided employment for more than 50,000 young men in New Mexico during the Great Depression as part of President Roosevelt's New Deal Program. Three CCC companies were located where the Carlsbad Hospital now . . . Map (db m61461) HM
5New Mexico (Eddy County), Carlsbad — Goodnight-Loving Trail
After leaving Fort Sumner, the Goodnight-Loving Trail forked in two directions. This branch, developed by Oliver Loving in 1866, followed the Pecos River to Las Vegas, and the Santa Fe Trail to Raton Pass. The great Texas cattle drives followed this . . . Map (db m61469) HM
6New Mexico (Eddy County), Carlsbad — Guadalupe Escarpment Scenic Area
Fellow Travelers, imagine the land and mountains before you covered by a deep inland sea. Then imagine a large reef forming over 255 million years ago. As the inland sea vanished minerals such as calcite and aragonite bonded together the sea life . . . Map (db m61488) HM
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7New Mexico (Eddy County), Carlsbad — Guadalupe Mountains
Guadalupe Mountains to southwest rise from Pecos River Valley, with higher southern peaks at 8,750 feet. Bold escarpment is of famous Capitan limestone, an ancient reef similar to Great Barrier Reef of Australia, and host to Carlsbad Caverns as well . . . Map (db m61487) HM
8New Mexico (Eddy County), Carlsbad — Stephen Tyng Mather — July 4, 1887 - Jan. 22, 1930 —
He laid the foundation of the National Park Service defining and establishing the policies under which its areas shall be developed and conserved unimpaired for future generations. There will never come an end to the good that he has done.Map (db m5979) HM
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Sep. 25, 2022